shipping efficiency

Monday, November 12, 2012
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The Practical Approach to Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plans

Although vessels will be required to carry a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan from January 1st 2013, the regulation is not designed to be complex or

November 12, 2012
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Are You Bogged Down by Data Collection and Environmental Compliance?

Energy efficiency, emission controls and ballast water management regulations are impacting the amount of information a ship owner or operator is required to

October 23, 2012
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Engineering News

Diesel-Electric Power Plus Batteries Makes for a Very Efficient Tugboat

Netherlands-based Iskes Towage & Salvage accepted delivery today of the first ever Damen Shipyards-built Hybrid tug at a signing ceremony at the Offshore

October 23, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s New Aframax Tanker Concept Design

Wärtsilä Ship Design announced today that they have come up with a new Aframax tanker design concept that they believe will provide  higher fuel

October 22, 2012
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Emission Control Areas– A Risky Business?

A recent investigation by the UK P&I Club revealed evidence that compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations has exacerbated ever-increasing incidences

October 17, 2012
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Assessing Requirements for LNG Bunkering in Australia

LNG fueled propulsion has been shown to meet the strictest emissions control regulations – such as the global 0.5% sulphur cap, to be implemented between

October 16, 2012
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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Engineering News

Have the IMO and the International Chamber of Shipping Overlooked the Obvious?

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose members represent more than 80% of the world’s merchant fleet, has expressed disappointment and

October 3, 2012
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Commodity Giants Get on Board with Branson’s Carbon War Room, Efficient Ships Only Please

(Bloomberg) — Cargill Inc., which says it hires more commodity carriers than any company worldwide, and two other industrial shippers, will stop using

October 2, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012
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Engineering News

Assessing Emission Reduction Options for Container Feeder Vessels [STUDY]

One of the biggest issues facing ship owners these days is what do to about the IMO emissions regulations, particularly those referring to sulfur oxides (SOx),

September 24, 2012
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Saturday, September 15, 2012
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Eidesvik’s LNG-Powered PSV Gains Royal Attention at Naming Ceremony

Eidesvik’s LNG-powered Viking Princess, was named in an official ceremony in Bergen, Norway, on September 14th.  Lady sponsor of the vessel is H.R.H.

September 15, 2012
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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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EU Backs Tougher Ship-Fuel Sulfur Limits, Enacting IMO Accords

The European Union set stricter limits for sulfur in ship fuel, enacting International Maritime Organization agreements to fight air pollution. The European

September 11, 2012
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Monday, September 10, 2012
Engineering News

A Look at APL’s New Fuel-Efficient Hull Design For Ultra-Large Containerships

Editor’s Note: A collaboration involving APL, Hyundai Heavy Industries and DNV has resulted in an innovative new hull design expected to make APL’s

September 10, 2012
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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Following in Norwegian Footsteps, Harvey Gulf Gains Charters for LNG-Powered OSVs

Louisiana-based Harvey Gulf International Marine announced to reporters recently that it has signed long term charters for 3 of its LNG powered offshore supply

August 15, 2012
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Monday, August 13, 2012
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ClassNK Starts Joint Research Project to Optimize Ship Designs for Actual Sea Conditions

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that they have started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the design for ships performances in actual

August 13, 2012
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Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Engineering News

Due in 2013, Maersk’s New 18k TEU Containerships will be the “Prius of the Seas”

(Bloomberg) — A.P. Maersk-Moeller A/S’s planned fleet of the world’s largest container vessels will be as groundbreaking for their shape as

August 9, 2012
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Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Evergreen Launches 8,452-TEU Containership Built to Steam Slowly

Ever Lambent, the first L-type containership in the Evergreen Line fleet, was christened by Evergreen Group Chairman and founder Dr. Chang Yung-fa at the

July 26, 2012
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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Technology Solutions That Keep Your Hull Clean, and Save You Money

From 1 January 2013, all ships over 400GT on international voyages will be required to carry a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP), detailing the

July 24, 2012
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Engineering News

Rowan Orders South Korean Drillships With Emissions Scrubbers

Hyundai Heavy Industries announced today that it will supply 18 gas emission reduction systems for three drillships ordered by Rowan in June 2011. The

July 5, 2012
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Hamburg Süd Looks to Cut Emissions by 26%…Uh, Good Luck with That

“Industry experts estimate that the liner operators overall had to accept a loss of some 5-6 billion US dollars in 2011 after profits of around 14

June 26, 2012
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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A Dirty Ship is an Expensive Ship to Operate [ANALYSIS]

– by Daniel Kane, Propulsion Dynamics A half decade ago, hull performance sounded like some esoteric concept, but the ban on tributyl tin (TBT) coatings

June 13, 2012
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